Virus surge makes S Korean lockdown more likely

SEOUL (AP) — South Korea reported 441 new cases of the coronavirus yesterday, its highest single-day total in months, making lockdown-like restrictions look inevitable as transmissions slip out of control.

The country has added nearly 4,000 infections while reporting triple-digit daily jumps on each of the past 14 days, prompting health experts to warn about hospitals possibly running out of capacity.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin